Balazs Szabo

Budapest

I am entrepreneur and investment advisor for early stage startup companies. I am working with scalable businesses on their international expansion. My latest project was a startup pitching event for European VCs called InveAst co-organized by InVendor and Bloomberg in London.

I was the main organizer of the first Hungarian Innovation Day, that was held on the 16th October, 2012 in London in order to connect the Hungarian startups with high growing potentials with London based Venture Capitalists and Seed Investors. The patrons of the event were the British Ambassador to Hungary, the Hungarian Ambassador to Great Britain and the Chairman of the Hungarian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association. The event was supported by the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association and the EBRD.

I have been elected four times as a Future Leader, by The Ambrosetti Forum (IT), by the World Foresight Forum (NL) by the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Youth International Economic Forum (RU) and Open Innovations Forum (RU) giving me the opportunity to meet world leaders (ministers, nobel laurates, Fortune 500 CEOs and other successful entrepreneurs)

I am the Global Development Board Member and the former Regional President of Kairos Society in Central Eastern Europe. (Kairos Society is a global network of top young entrepreneurs and global leaders using innovation to solve the world's greatest challenges.)

I am a TEDx speaker and the author of startup/investment articles in business magazines.

Specialties: Wide network within the European and the US startup and venture capital ecosystem, investment advisory, scouting startups with high growing potentials, identifying early stage investment opportunities, business planning, business strategy, marketing strategy, networking

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  • #venturecapital
  • #investmentadvisory
  • #cee-startups.com
  • #kairossociety
  • Work
    • InVendor Investment and Innovation Ltd
  • Education
    • CEMS Masters' in International Management Msc